Showing posts with label Neuroscience. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Neuroscience. Show all posts

Michio Kaku: This is Your Brain on a Laser Beam Michio Kaku: This is Your Brain on a Laser Beam

 Isaac Asimov talked about an era far in the future when our bodies would be in pods and we woul...

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Brain's 'sweet spot' for love found in neurological patient Brain's 'sweet spot' for love found in neurological patient

A region deep inside the brain controls how quickly people make decisions about love, according ...

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Scientists identify gene linking brain structure to intelligence Scientists identify gene linking brain structure to intelligence

For the first time, scientists have identified a gene linking the thickness of the grey matter i...

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IBM Is On The Way To Creating A True Artificial Brain IBM Is On The Way To Creating A True Artificial Brain

Human brain is considered to be the most intricate thing in the whole universe: it can simultane...

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Your memory is no video camera: It edits the past with present experiences Your memory is no video camera: It edits the past with present experiences

Your memory is a wily time traveler, plucking fragments of the present and inserting them into t...

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How to Build a Brain How to Build a Brain

He’s the creator of “Spaun” the world’s largest brain simulation. Can he really make headway int...

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The Ghost in the Machine: What is a soul? Is there really something to it? The Ghost in the Machine: What is a soul? Is there really something to it?

What is a soul? Is there really something to it, or is it a product of platonic essentialism—our...

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‘Genius Cells’ in the Brain? ‘Genius Cells’ in the Brain?

After his death in 1955, Albert Einstein’s brain was studied by scientists worldwide—all wanting...

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How reading changes your brain? How reading changes your brain?

Many people can recall reading at least one cherished story that they say changed their life. Now...

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The Power of Music on the Brain The Power of Music on the Brain

Tufts University neuroscientist, Aniruddh Patel, explains how music is one of the most powerful...

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Epigenetics-Our lifestyles and environment can change the way our genes are expressed. Epigenetics-Our lifestyles and environment can change the way our genes are expressed.

Once nurture seemed clearly distinct from nature. Now it appears that our diets and lifestyles ...

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Nature vs. Nurture is no longer the debate. Nature vs. Nurture is no longer the debate.

When we’re born, our genes click on and whir away to produce our personalities, diseases and phy...

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Can we program Intelligence? Can we program Intelligence?

What is intelligence? Can computers be intelligent? The mechanisms behind human intelligence ar...

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Monkeys reject unequal pay 2 Monkeys Were Paid Unequally; See What Happens Next Monkeys reject unequal pay 2 Monkeys Were Paid Unequally; See What Happens Next

Monkeys reject unequal pay 2 Monkeys Were Paid Unequally; See What Happens Next ORIGINAL: From...

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The Creative Brain across Time and Cultures The Creative Brain across Time and Cultures

What did genius look like 5,000 years ago? How are new tools reshaping our brain, and subsequent...

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Waking the Brain: Advances in Neuroscience Waking the Brain: Advances in Neuroscience

Recent advances in neuroscience show that the damaged brain has a remarkable ability to respond...

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Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind

The notion of a “tortured genius” or “mad scientist” may be more than a romantic aberration. Res...

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The Mind after Midnight: Where Do You Go When You Go to Sleep? The Mind after Midnight: Where Do You Go When You Go to Sleep?

We spend a third of our lives asleep. Every organism on Earth—from rats to dolphins to fruit fl...

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The Paralyzed Rat that Walked The Paralyzed Rat that Walked

A spinal cord injury can sever the communication between your brain and your body, leading to p...

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Secrets of the Mind Secrets of the Mind

A blind man can see. Another feels pain in his missing arm. One believes he's God. A son thi...

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